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9,000 kgs of lemons seized

Pakistan: Hoarding leads to price hikes during Ramadan

The Peshawar district administration seized around 9,000 kilograms of lemons from a cold storage and arrested a man in a raid on a tip-off in Peshawar on Wednesday. Subsequently, the 9 tons of lemons seized from the hoarder were auctioned in the Sabzi mandi.

Ramadan, which is supposed to be a month of blessings, is often becomes a time of spiraling food prices and hoarding which causes many essential items to climb the highest shelves. The shortage of lemons, which are mostly used to make lemonade for Iftar, is just one example of the greed of the Pakistani black marketeers. The artificial shortage created due to hoarding more than doubled the prices.

Source: globalvillagespace.com


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